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April 25, 2011

Michelson Postdoctoral Prize - May 2 - May 6, 2011

The Michelson Postdoctoral Prize winner for 2011 is Lindley Winslow, a postdoctoral fellow at MIT working on the Double Chooz reactor neutrino experiment. Prior to that she worked on the KamLand reactor neutrino experiment as a graduate student at UC Berkeley where she obtained her PhD in 2008. Lindley has proposed an innovative particle detector based on quantum dots that is currently in development and that may be used to look for neutrinoless double beta decay. She is a founding member on DAEDALUS, a new experiment that aims to look for CP violation in the neutrino sector.

The Michelson Postdoctoral Prize lectures are a highlight of our academic events calendar. This year promises to be no exception.

Harsh Mathur
Michelson Postdoctoral Prize Committee

Schedule of talks

Monday May 2, 4:15, Miller Rm
Seminar 1 - The Neutrino and Oscillation: A Revolution

Tuesday May 3, 11:30, Miller Rm
Seminar 2 - Three Neutrino Oscillation - The Missing Pieces

Wednesday May 5, 4:15, Rock 301
Colloquium: It's Chooz Time Folks!

Friday May 6, 12:30 p.m. Miller Rm
Seminar 3 - To the GUT Scale - the Majorana Neutrino

For more information about the prize and the lectures this year (including abstracts) see http://www.phys.cwru.edu/events/mppl.php

Posted by jmb129 at April 25, 2011 08:33 PM

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